On Thursday, January 17, 2002, at 11:29 AM, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
Jack Jansen wrote:
In the discussion on my request for an ("O@", typeobject, void **) format for PyArg_Parse and Py_BuildValue MAL suggested
Thomas Heller suggested this.
Oops, you're right. I should be careful not to mix up my Germans;-)
I am more in favour of exposing the pickle reduce API through "O@", that is have PyArgTuple_Parse() call the .__reduce__() method of the object. This will then return (factory, state_tuple) and these could then be exposed to the C function via two PyObject*.
You've suggested this before, but at that time I ignored it because it made absolutely no sense to me. "pickle" triggers one set of ideas for me, "reduce" triggers a different set, "factory function" yet another different set. None of these sets of ideas have the least resemblance to what I'm trying to do:-)
I gave a fairly complete example (using calldll from Python to wrap a function that returns a Mac WindowObject) last week, could you explain how you would implement this with pickle, reduce and factory functions? -- - Jack Jansen Jack.Jansen@oratrix.com http://www.cwi.nl/%7Ejack - - If I can't dance I don't want to be part of your revolution -- Emma Goldman -